Seahawks defensive back Richard Sherman took a few shots after the game at Tom Brady and the Patriots via Twitter. He also had plenty to say about the New England offense, telling the News-Tribune after the game that the Patriots “are running this gimmick, hurry-up stuff. You don’t do that in the NFL. ...

Patriots wide receiver Deion Branch made his weekly appearance with Mut & Merloni on Monday afternoon, a day after New England's disappointing 24-23 loss to the Seahawks.

"It was a tough one," Branch said. "We went out and played pretty good in the first half. The second half it just wasn't the type of football we want to put out on the field. Overall, we had so many chances to win the game and put the game away, and we didn't."

Rex Ryan kicked off a week of pregame hype when he said Monday he's confident his Jets can upset the Patriots.

CBS Sports NFL analyst Boomer Esiason made his weekly Patriots Monday appearance with Dennis & Callahan to talk about the Pats' 24-23 loss to the Seahawks and other news from around the NFL.

There were two quarterbacks playing at CenturyLink Field in Seattle on Sunday afternoon. One is a rookie and the other played like a rookie.



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As if it wasn't embarrassing enough to squander away another game with a fourth-quarter collapse Sunday, the Patriots had to watch as their star player was the subject of a taunting Seahawks player after the game.

Through the first six games of the 2012 season, there’s one thing we’ve learned about the Patriots above all else: They’re not finishers.



After suffering a 24-23 loss to Seattle on Sunday afternoon, Patriots quarterback Tom Brady lamented a series of squandered opportunities by his offense.

A frustrated Patriots defensive captain Vince Wilfork wasn't in a mood for making excuses after the Pats blew a 13-point fourth-quarter lead Sunday and suffered a 24-23 loss to the Seahawks in Seattle.

"Didn't make enough plays, plain and simple," Wilfork said. "That's all I have. Didn't make enough plays. What else can you do? We lost and we're moving on. That's where it's at.

Patriots coach Bill Belichick offered a somber and stark analysis of his team's 24-23 loss to the Seahawks on Sunday. 

"All the way across the board, everybody involved in the game, none of us did a good enough job," he said. "The result is what it was. It's just not good enough."